Senior Policy Adviser, Green Alliance
Libby Peake is senior policy adviser on resource stewardship at Green Alliance, an independent charity and think tank focused on achieving ambitious leadership for the environment. There, she works closely with other NGOs, academics and businesses to promote better use of resources throughout the economy. This includes managing the Circular Economy Task Force, a forum for policy, innovation and business thinking on efficient resource use in the UK. Her recent reports include By popular demand: what people want from a resource efficient economy, Plastic promises: what the grocery sector is really doing about packaging and Completing the circle: creating effective UK markets for recovered resources. Much of her current research is focused on driving the right innovations and infrastructure to encourage both energy and resource efficiency. She is an expert and trusted commentator on topics including: plastic; ecodesign; chemicals regulation; energy demand reduction; and recycling.